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How to Design a Gift Certificate

This will show you how to create and upload a design to be used for your gift certificates. This example will be using a default editing tool 

for PC's called Paint.

                                      Designing a New Gift Certificate Image

 

    The image size needs to be exactly 700x400 pixels with the graphic aligned left no more than 300x400 pixels. 

1. Download or save a file to your computer that you want to use for your image. Right click - click Edit - this will open in Paint.

2. Resize your image to 300x400

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You may need to do this by selecting an area to crop. Be sure that the finished dimensions are exactly 300x400 pixels. 

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3. Extend the canvas of the image to exactly 700x400 pixels by clicking and dragging the right side.  

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 4. Fill in the blank space with the desired color. You can match your image by clicking on the dropper - click on the desired color -

     click the paint can and click in any part of the white area to fill with the selected color. 

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 5. Click File - click Save as - select PNG picture - select the location and file name - click Save.

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                                   Uploading a New Gift Certificate Image 

 1. Go to Reports - Gift Certificates - click Design

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 2. Click New Gift Certificate Image

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 3. Enter a name (example "Sample") - click Upload Gift Certificate Image - locate the image file click Upload

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 4. Select a complimenting color for the text that will show on the gift certificate - click Preview to make sure that the gift certificate

     does not need any changes - click Submit

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 Preview example

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 5. You can make this gift certificate available or not, by clicking Active on/off or delete it by clicking the icon below Delete.

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 The gift certificate will now be the first template available when creating a New Gift Certificate

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